VU
Highland Guan Penelopina nigra



Family: Cracidae (Guans, Chachalacas, Curassows)

Authority: (Fraser, 1852)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2cd+3cd+4cd

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Justification of Red List category
This species's once relatively large population has undergone a rapid decline (owing to habitat loss and degradation, and hunting) which is projected to continue into the future. For this reason it is listed as Vulnerable.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 198,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Penelopina nigra. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/12/2016.